TITLE

All the Way with Thatcher?

AUTHOR(S)
Lejeune, Anthony
PUB. DATE
February 1983
SOURCE
National Review;2/18/1983, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p192
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the political leadership of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in relation to the national election in 1983. It argues that the achievements of the government of Thatcher is not outstanding as evidenced by the rising unemployment rate. It identifies the major failure of her government which is its inability to reduce the total burden of taxation. It contends that the major achievement of the government was the recovery of the Falklands which revived the confidence in and popularity of Thatcher.
ACCESSION #
6060377

 

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